The Chickens

The meat chickens

Our meat chickens are moved multiple times a day to fresh pasture. You will taste the difference with chickens that are allowed to forage for grasses, weeds and insects!

What do they eat?

Besides the fresh grass & insects, our chickens get feed that contains: local, non-gmo corn, soy, Fertell Nutri-Balencer (vitamins)

What kind are they?

Our standard chickens are cornish cross broilers that we purchase at a day old from Central Hatchery in Madison, NE.

How are they cared for?

They are kept warm inside for 2-3 weeks until they have enough feathers to move outside to the pasture. The standard broilers reach full size in 7-8 weeks while the heritage take 14-16 weeks. They are then processed at the Wahoo Locker.

The laying hens

These happy hens are hard at work to provide high quality eggs for you!

What do they eat?

Our principle is that nutrition starts in the soil and the we are what we eat. Or in this case, we are what we eat, eats!

Our hens follow the cattle in the pasture to eat fresh greens & insects, plus they help spread the manure.  They also free access to feed that contains: local, non-gmo corn, soy, Fertell Nutri-Balencer (vitamins)

What kind are they?

We have a mixture of breeds while we are discovering which work best on our farm. Right now we have New Hamshires and Cinnamon Queens.

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